The Life And Death Of A Masterpiece

What went wrong with a 1988 park by the late Dan Kiley, and what can we learn from its imminent demolition?

Architect Harry Wolf and landscape architect Dan Kiley gave Tampa, Florida, something very beautiful: a striking cylindrical office tower and seven-story cubic banking hall by Wolf and a park designed by Kiley and Wolf that, through geometry, tied the buildings to the ground and related them to the city.

Thanks to Jeffrey Lofton, APR

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